Nigeria’s inflation rate has increased to 26.72 per cent, marking a 0.92 per cent increase from the previous month’s 25.80 per cent.
The National Bureau of Statistics in a report released on Monday, October 16, linked the increased inflation to removal of petrol subsidies and the devaluation of the official exchange rate. The recent developments exerted substantial impacts on consumer prices.
The report read;
“September 2023, the headline inflation rate increased to 26.72 per cent relative to the August 2023 headline inflation rate which was 25.80 per cent.